New tech meets old school in the Grammy winner's London studio.

For someone who put the sweat and tears back into pop, Mark Ronson wasn't expecting the move into his new London studio to be a heavy affair. But as the Grammy Award-winning producer -- who had been studio-less since moving out of his New York space five years ago -- opened old boxes and set up shop, he found himself a bit choked up.

"All this gear has just been sitting in storage," he says of his collection of vintage instruments and equipment. "When it came over from the States it was quite emotional. I was unpacking and found all these old notes and scribbles from Amy."

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